Author Archives: Fair Julia

BLM and Coronavirus – A New Connection?

An interesting thought occurred to me this morning as I conversed with a good friend.  Like me, she has seen no evidence of coronavirus being a real thing in her day-to-day experience.  I mean, other than the dreaded mask, walking … Continue reading

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First Day of My New Devotion to Making a Difference – Choosing Anti-Racism

I’m beginning a new daily devotion of finding out one more new thing in my quest to live in a post-racist world.  I do feel strongly that it’s my place, my pleasure, my devotion, my caring as the matriarch of … Continue reading

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Change Must Begin at HOME! and with US!

This is an open letter to my children and all my beloveds.  Please share it, and join me?  It does not escape me that even black men got the vote before women did.  We know what oppression is, and it … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Month. . .

Who would have guessed what could happen in a month?  When I began this journey, COVID-19 wasn’t a word in our vocabularies.  I was still free to shop with abandon, and I brought home a LOT of new (to me) … Continue reading

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EUREKA! No, REALLY, I’ve FOUND IT!

The ides of March already and I’m still here.  I just published a blog that I found hiding (for good reason it seems) in my draft folder.  I’m not surprised that I didn’t have the courage to really publish it … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Sings…

NOTE:  I came to write another blog, YEARS after I wrote this one, which I found in my drafts.  I publish it here, first, because it’s still appropriate, ESPECIALLY in light of very new and joyful developments since I wrote … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror. . .

Continuing from yesterday’s musings, I have long held that as human beings, especially as women, we are placed in one another’s lives to mirror for the other what we cannot see for ourselves. I remember as a young mother, and … Continue reading

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The Pause that Renews — Menopause

I wrote the following treatise twenty years ago.  I was in my late 40’s and had such high hopes for my ‘golden’ years approaching.  I thought then, as you will read, that I could do this thing gracefully.  I was … Continue reading

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Year-end Tidings of Great Joy!

Wow…how long has it been?  I was just reading my last post, talking about my youngest son’s wedding preparations, and OMG!   It’s a good thing my  kids don’t know I have a blog, nor care to read them, because I  … Continue reading

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and more…..

I guess they limit the length of blogs here, because half of what I shared got dropped from the last post, (or maybe I was offlline while adding?  who knows…anyway…..) so…. I left off with my son, Joe,  and Erin … Continue reading

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